Posts by Mikenda Early

Suffering in Silence by Mikenda Early

    Dear Diary, May 1, 2008   As tears stream down my face I search through my make up to find concealer to cover up the black eye I received the day before. Looking in the mirror I ask myself why I stay, and the answer is always the same. I stay because of…

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My Father by Mikenda Early

When I think about Father’s Day I’m filled with mixed emotions. It often takes me back to the time I was a little girl sitting in my room playing with my dolls, wondering why my father wasn’t there. Growing up as a teenager was very hard because I didn’t have that father to help protect…

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A Stranger In My House!! by Mikenda Early

My alarm goes off and I dread getting up because I still can feel the pain between my legs. The bruises are visible on my thighs. I’m still in complete shock of how my husband of eighteen years violated me. I was standing at the kitchen sink washing dishes when Eric came in from work.…

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YOU SAID!! by Mikenda Early

         You said I broke my own heart,           how is that so,when you held it in your hands.           You said I broke my own heart,           But it was you who made the plans.           The plans to love me,           The plans to be with me,           But you went astray, you…

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